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Buying Local Assists Economy, Friends, and Local Tax Base

During the first week of September, the nation pauses to celebrate Labor Day. The holiday was created in the 1880s, and by 1894, Congress passed an act naming the first Monday in September officially as Labor Day. The holiday grew in popularity as...

August 28, 2014
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Linked Deposit Program Assists Job Growth

In 1994, the state began what’s called the Linked Deposit Program (LDP). LDP began as a way to assist and encourage manufacturers and small businesses to undertake investments, which would ultimately lead to a stronger economy. According to an...

August 22, 2014
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Barclay Scores 100 On Unshackle Upstate's 2013-14 Legislative Scorecard

Assemblyman Will Barclay (R,C,I—Pulaski )released the following statement today following the release of Unshackle Upstate’s scorecards for legislators. Barclay scored 100%. Unshackle Upstate is a pro-taxpayer, pro-business advocacy organization...

August 19, 2014
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Laws on Unlawful Surveillance, Sex Offenders, Child Abuse Reporters, and Maternal Depression Change in NY

There have been a number of new laws signed and chaptered in New York in recent weeks. I want to update readers on a few involving mandated reporters, unlawful surveillance, screening of volunteer firefighters and ambulance personnel, and maternal...

August 15, 2014
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Barclay Urges Colleagues to Support Veterans

Assemblyman Will Barclay (R,C,I-Pulaski) is pleased to announce his support for two newly-introduced bills that will create opportunities for veterans. Barclay is urging his colleagues to prioritize passage of A.9774...

August 12, 2014
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